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Sensex firm; PSU banks rally again, United Spirits fall 4%

United Spirits dropped nearly 4 percent as the National Stock Exchange has decided on Thursday to remove the stock from Futures and Options segment with effect from September 19. Earlier the exchange also decided to remove the stock from CNX Nifty from same day.

10:16

The News International Team

Equity benchmarks remained in positive terrain supported by PSU banks, metals, oil & gas and capital goods stocks. The Sensex advanced 100.54 points to 26460.65 and the Nifty rose 25.55 points to 7916.65.

The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices gained 0.5 percent each. About 1233 shares have advanced, 678 shares declined, and 67 shares are unchanged.

Shares of Sesa Sterlite, Hindalco Industries, ONGC, SBI, Axis Bank, Punjab National Bank and Bank of Baroda rallied 1.5-2 percent while HDFC, Sun Pharma, Bajaj Auto, HDFC Bank, Bharti Airtel, Dr Reddy’s Labs and DLF declined 0.2-1 percent.

United Spirits dropped nearly 4 percent as the National Stock Exchange has decided on Thursday to remove the stock from Futures and Options segment with effect from September 19. Earlier the exchange also decided to remove the stock from CNX Nifty from same day.

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